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The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is still holding their annual toy drive. Please drop off any new, unwrapped toys at 215 W. 3rd St. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All toys will be donated to CASA and the Salvation Army. 

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A house fire broke out on 6th and Johnson a little after 2 p.m. 

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The Forsan Independent School District will hold a regular board meeting on Monday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the board room at Forsan ISD.

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The annual Festival of Lights has officially opened for the season.  The lights are viewable from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

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Forsan had lots of special visitors this morning,  from The Grinch, to Rudolph ams friends and even Santa Clause. 

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The Christmas spirit has arrived in Big Spring. Today (Saturday, Dec. 7) is a day packed with several events. 

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Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce members, community members and Hote Settles staff joined together for the final Alive After 5 event for 2019. 

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The holiday activities are ramping up, and three events are taking place this evening. 

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A caring heart, a story to tell, and a way to give back; combine these three things and you have the background of a fundraiser effort from an eight-year-old little girl. Petyton Rowden, previously from Big Spring and former Forsan Elementary student, has written a book and is raising funds …

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For the past couple months the Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Division has conducted investigations into the distribution of Crack Cocaine and Marijuana at 100 Lockhart Lot C. 

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On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, City crews performing water line replacements in the following area will shut off water temporarily:  

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On the 28th of November 2019 at approximately 8:34 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of S. Main in reference to a gunshot victim. 

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Families are gathering around the table, meals are being prepared, and the Big Spring community is coming together to celebrate Thanksgiving and gearing up for Christmas. 

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Congratulations to Candy Parrish!!! She was the Grand Prize winner of 12 Days Before Black Friday!!! Thank you to the businesses who took part. 

The Forsan students who are involved in the character class, recently had a blanket drive for the Happy Day Humane Society and the Salvation Army. The Students were able to collect over 60 blankets for the organizations.

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On Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, City crews will begin demolition of the building located at 400 East 3rd Street.  The building being demolished is located east of the Municipal Auditorium. The building is being removed to create a parking lot that will accommodate events at the Auditorium.  The …

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The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County held the annual Empty Bowl event on Thursday.  

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On the 20th of November 2019 just after 6:00 A.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were sent to the 1300 block of Dixie in reference to shots fired.  Upon arrival officers found that the suspect had been outside the residence and fired several times into the residence. 

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Beginning on November 19, 2019, the City of Big Spring will be repairing and replacing water lines on South Aylesford Street from West 8th Street to West 9th Street. Drivers are advised that there will be work crews and construction vehicles in the roadway.  We ask that drivers exercise caut…

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3:44 PM November 19, 2019....UPDATE ON BIG SPRING HIGH SCHOOL BOMB THREAT. Big Spring Police Officers have completed their search of Big Spring High School and the campus has been cleared. An investigation into this threat will be underway and appropriate charges filed.

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On Nov. 18, 2019, at approximately 1:15 p.m., a Big Spring Police Department Officer observed a White 2013 Chevrolet 2500 HD truck at the intersection of Third and Johnson, which had been reported stolen to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office.

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The Port-to-Plains meeting is currently taking place at Hotel Settles, 200 E. 3rd Street. Everyone is encouraged to attend!

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Remembering those who have served our great country is an important piece of keeping history alive. Hangar 25 board members, along with family and friends of Bella Suarez-Nellas, took part in a special ceremony honoring a Veteran - Nellas - for November on Thursday night. 

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Through the sacrifice of many brave men and women,  we are able to enjoy the freedoms we have today.  

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Saturday afternoon the community gathered with Jerry  Worthy's family and Hangar 25 board members to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new hangar and Mr. Worthy's 90th birthday.  

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Judge Wiseman declares today, Nov. 5, 2019, as National Adoption Day. Nine children were adopted today by five different families. Congratulations to these families.

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The numbers are in and another election is wrapped up. According to unofficial results issued by the Howard County Elections Office out of 16,758 registered voters, 2,370 ballots were cast. While early voting and mail in votes received a higher number than last election, there were a total o…

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